Stephen is part of a company wholly owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group which is on track to become the world's first passenger carrying commercial spaceline. Stephen Attenborough joined Virgin Galactic as the company's first full-time employee in 2004 to put in place the commercial foundations of the business. He now leads a team in London that covers sales, marketing, customer care, PR and communications. He also is responsible for workstreams that are developing and managing the astronaut experience as well as the liability, insurance and regulatory framework. He joined Virgin Galactic after a career in investment management in London.
MD & CEO, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Glenn Saldanha, Managing Director & CEO of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, holds a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and is an MBA. He joined Glenmark Pharmaceuticals in 1998 as Director and took over as Managing Director & CEO in 2001. Saldanha joined Eli Lily's global marketing team soon after graduating from NYU. His last assignment was with Price Waterhouse Coopers USA, where as consultant he had the opportunity to work with top pharmaceutical companies. Saldanha has been instrumental in growing Glenmark from an India formulations business in 1999 to a global firm with interests spanning discovery research, India and international formulations, and API. The company is now among the few Indian firms with a successful drug discovery programme.